forecast in some cities around the country. new york, partly sunny, 71. miami, thunderstorms, 81. chicago, rainy, 47. dallas, thunderstorms, 65. los angeles, sunny and 84. now for a check of today's national forecast. showers and thunderstorms will extend from the western great lakes to the southeast. showers and scattered thunderstorms are also likely across much of the southeast and as far north as western new york. showers will fall along the northwest coast with snow in the high mountains. highs could reach 100 degrees in some parts of the desert southwest. in sports, the pat summitt era in women's college basketball is over. summitt spoke at a retirement news conference yesterday at the university of tennessee. she said coaching the ladies vols to a record 1,098 wins over 38 years was a great ride, but the decision had to be made.